Balls, Bullets & Boots: From Rugby field to Battlefield

Balls, Bullets & Boots: From Rugby field to Battlefield

Te Awamutu Museum is proud to present a touring exhibition from the New Zealand Rugby Museum, Balls, Bullets & Boots.

An engaging, interactive multimedia experience that looks at the legacy of WW1, viewed through the eyes of 15 New Zealand rugby players and 1 female coach!

Don’t miss this incredible¬†exhibition, it is only here for a limited time.

December 14 2017 – March 24 2018

Toi Manawa: Celebrate the heart of the landscape

Toi Manawa: Celebrate the heart of the landscape

For this exhibition, the landscape is defined as a visual interpretation of the artists’ creative process.

New, emerging and well-known artists who have ancestral connections, work or live in the Waipa district are part of this group exhibition.

Each artist is showcasing their particular area of practice.

Keep an eye on the Facebook page for artist details and events throughout the exhibition!

14 July – 29 December 2017

Dambusters: Boffins, Bravery and Bouncing Bombs

Dambusters: Boffins, Bravery and Bouncing Bombs

By permission of the Air Force Museum of New Zealand, Dambusters is coming to Te Awamutu Museum!

Explore the planning that went into the infamous raid on the Ruhr Valley dams, the science behind the ‘bouncing bombs’ and the aftermath for both 617 Squadron and the residents of the Ruhr Valley.

The exhibition includes fascinating interactive components to highlight the science and ingenuity used during the raid.

Dambusters is only here for a strictly limited time, so don’t miss out, fly in today!

Group bookings essential, guide available for groups 10+

20th January – June 2017

Gavin Gifford Gallery

In conjunction with Dambusters, we will also be showcasing an exhibition about a local hero, Les Munro. This features information gathered by MOTAT and the 2015 TVNZ documentary ‘Relucant Hero’.

Front Porch

20th January – April 2017